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Entry requirements

You should be a practising professional, working as a teacher, lecturer or practitioner within an educational setting, and have a degree (or equivalent). Applicants who do not meet these requirements may also be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

February

Course content

This programme, which is suitable for graduates working in educational settings, will equip you with an understanding of the critical debates and issues surrounding dyscalculia and mathematics learning difficulties. You will develop the ability to screen and plan a programme of intervention for learners with dyscalculia, as well as engaging in the completion of reports based on the screening and assessment of learners. You will be equipped with a clear understanding of a range of approaches to effective teaching and learning and gain an appreciation of the wider social and emotional aspects of dyscalculia and mathematics learning difficulties. The programme provides a combination of critical thinking, evaluation and practical action to ensure you can demonstrate highly effective practice and support for learners with dyscalculia. On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply for Approved Dyscalculia Teacher (ATD) status with the British Dyslexia Association.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for part-time study on this Postgraduate Certificate are £2,340 (for the entire course) for UK students and £3,420 (for the entire course) for international students enrolling in academic year 2022/23.EU/EEA and Swiss students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, as well as Irish nationals, may be eligible for the UK tuition fee rate.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

The programme is assessed through a variety of methods including case studies, pupil profiles, evaluated specialist teaching, observations of teaching, and holistic diagnostic reports. To successfully complete this course you will need access to a range of diagnostic assessments to undertake full diagnostic assessments of dyscalculia. You will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing your own diagnostic assessments. Please contact Course Enquiries by emailing study@edgehill.ac.uk for an up-to-date breakdown of costs.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171